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Policy Issues and Legal Topics Affecting Multifamily Housing

Find the latest summaries and policy updates for all multifamily housing regulations and policies.  

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The roundtable was an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss housing affordability and supply issues as well as solutions designed to address the...

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57-41 and 29-20 majorities in both the House and Senate respectively.

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On Tuesday November 1st WMFHA ‘s Director of Government Affairs, Ryan Makinster and Lobbyist Krystelle Purkey attended a housing roundtable in...

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We know housing and affordability issues will take center stage with lawmakers. Partners for Affordable Housing (PAH), our coalition of...

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The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase to $15.74 starting Jan. 1, 2023.

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On Monday October 24, the Burien City Council passed a new “Tenant Protection” Ordinance with several requirements/prohibitions....

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On Monday, October 17, the Port Townsend City Council passed a new “Tenant Protection” Ordinance with a notice of rent increase...

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On Tuesday, October 11, Mayor Harrell announced that the Seattle COVID Civil Emergency Proclamation will end October 31. With the end of the state...

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The Committee will review and provide direction on policy and regulatory issues of interest to the multi-family residential and associated...

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Thankfully, due to WMFHA GA and member efforts, the council chose to apply an effective date of October 5 as well as protections for renewal notices...

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At their Tuesday night meeting, the Newcastle city council voted 4-3 against adopting a set of tenant protection proposals pushed region wide by A...

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City of Issaquah – Notice of “Tenant Protections”: Changes Effective October 5

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